Christine E. Crookall, DMA
Professor of Music- Cello
Fine Arts Center A136
Associate Dean- Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Allgood Hall N210
Christine Crookall is currently the Cello Professor in the Music Department, and also
serves as Associate Dean in the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
at Augusta University, Georgia.
From 1999 to 2001, Dr. Crookall served as Director for the University of Texas String Project, a nationally respected teacher-training program for graduate and undergraduate students at The University of Texas in Austin.
Dr. Crookall earned her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Cello Performance at The University of Texas at Austin where she studied cello and pedagogy with internationally acclaimed pedagogue Professor Phyllis Young.
A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Dr. Crookall started playing cello with Audrey Nodwell at the Vancouver Academy of Music. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of British Columbia with former Emerson Quartet cellist Eric Wilson.
Dr. Crookall has given workshops and masterclasses at public schools, universities and summer conferences located in Western Canada, Texas, Georgia and Europe. She has also performed in solo and chamber music recitals in Canada, the United States and Europe. She was a member of the Austin Symphony Orchestra from 1999 to 2001, and is currently a member of the Augusta Symphony Orchestra and Trio Jardin.